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Council accepts Block 7 name change to Peolwane.

Residents of Gaborone Block 7 have given Gaborone City Council (GCC) a deadline of September 30 to have changed their location name of Ditimamodimo to Peolwane.


1st September 2016

BMD vows to hold special congress this year

29th August 2016

Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD) Kweneng Region is determined to see the party’s special congress held before the end of the year. 

AIDS Conference focuses on diagnosis and treatment

29th August 2016

The largest gathering of academic, community, government and corporate actors focused on the global HIV/AIDS epidemic begins today at the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC).

MoH ‘caught with pants down’ as Makhaya runs the streets

29th August 2016

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has been caught with pants down after failing to clamp down on quacks masquerading as herbalists, to ply the trade of herbal tonic right under their nose.

Two students’ playful scuffle turns tragic

29th August 2016

A 15-year old boy from Mathakola in Tswapong region was arraigned before Palapye Magistrate on Monday this week following a Thursday scuffle that resulted in the death of his colleague.

Donkey kills two teachers

29th August 2016

Motorists have been urged to be vigilant on the roads following an accident that claimed the lives of two teachers on Thursday evening along the Nata-Hubona road.

Mystery of Somizi Mhlongo’s P500K payment deepens

29th August 2016

BOT50 Coordinator Charity Kgotlafela has vehemently denied any knowledge of who and how much was paid to South African prominent choreographer Somizi Mlongo following a lead story ran by the Midweek Sun last week Wednesday.

Mhlongo’s hefty pay opens can of worms

29th August 2016

Thapelo Letsholo - the director of Red Pepper Productions, the local company that won a P14 million tender from BOT50, has denied rife allegations that his company is fronting for a South African company bearing the same name.

Hundreds of villagers will now see better

23rd August 2016

The Shiv Parivar, a group of likeminded individuals belonging to the Botswana Hindu Society (BHS) organised a free eye testing camp for over a 150 villagers from Gakgatla village in Molepolole and some residents of Gaborone.

UB STUDENTS GO ON STRIKE OVER LATE PAYMENT OF ALLOWANCES

19th August 2016

University of Botswana (UB) students today (Friday) engaged in a strike lead by   members of the Student Representative Council (SRC). 

Woman charged with possession of foreign currency granted bail

19th August 2016

A 38 year old  Kanye woman  charged  with   possession of  fake  currency  was  lucky  to  be  granted   bail  by the  Francistown  Magistrate  court this  week. Annah Ndjirayano who was found in possession of 100 US dollars fake notes on the 20th of October last year.

SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENT STABBED TO DEATH

19th August 2016

A 17-year-old schoolboy was killed earlier this week following an altercation with another student.

The   incident occurred on 18th August during morning studies at Mokgalo Junior Secondary School in the Central district village of Lecheng.  The deceased is believed to have had a misunderstanding over name calling with a 15-year-old student before a fight ensued.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Education and Skills Development, the 15 years old student used a sharp object to kill the other boy.  “The incident was reported to the Regional Officer in Serowe as well as the police. 

BCP vows to stop Khama

19th August 2016

The President of Botswana Congress Party (BCP), Dumelang Saleshando says they are going to petition President Ian Khama not to sign the recently passed controversial bill on electronic voting.


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